1. Pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute;
    Become (synset 200125649)
    "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry"
  2. Become larger, greater, or bigger;
    Expand or gain (synset 200231172)
    "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
  3. Increase in size by natural process (synset 200231983)
    "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore"
  4. Cause to grow or develop (synset 200246343)
    "He grows vegetables in his backyard"
  5. Develop and reach maturity;
    Undergo maturation (synset 200251067)
    "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
  6. Come into existence;
    Take on form or shape (synset 202630344)
    "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
  7. Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques (synset 201743695)
    "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
  8. Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (synset 200094214)
    "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
  9. Grow emotionally or mature (synset 200544490)
    "The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten"; "When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior"
  10. Become attached by or as if by the process of growth (synset 200251425)
    "The tree trunks had grown together"

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